Colonel Stephen Hamilton

COL Stephen Hamilton



COL Stephen Hamilton is a Cyber officer and former Information System Management Officer (53) and former Signal officer. His assignments include Node Center Platoon Leader, 123d Signal Battalion, Fort Stewart, GA; Assistant Division Automation Officer, 3d Infantry Division G6, Fort Stewart, GA; Assistant S3 for Training and Automation, 57th Signal Battalion, Fort Hood, TX; Company Commander, Alpha Company, 57th Signal Battalion, Fort Hood, TX; Automation Officer, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) G6, Fort Hood, TX; Assistant Professor, United States Military Academy Department of EE&CS, West Point, NY; Joint Cyber Operations Planner, US Cyber Command, Fort Meade, MD; and Senior Researcher, Army Cyber Institute, West Point, NY. He is currently the Technical Director of the Army Cyber Institute. He is a graduate of the Joint Combined Warfighting School, Command and General Staff School, Signal Captain's Career Course, Combined Arms and Service Staff School, Signal Officer Basic Course, and Airborne School. COL Hamilton’s deployments include Bosnia-Herzegovina 2000-2001 with the 3d Infantry Division, Iraq 2004-2005 with the 3d Signal Brigade, 57th Signal Battalion, and New Orleans and Southwest Louisiana in support of humanitarian relief efforts after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita with the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) G6. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the United States Military Academy (1998), and a Master of Science in Software Engineering from Auburn University (2008), and a PhD in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University (2017). He is a graduate of the USMA Master Teacher Program. His research interests include Computer and Network Security, Software Defined Radios, Web Applications using the MVC Framework, and Visualization of Big Data.

Publications & Presentations

Electronic Warfare in the Suwalki Gap: Facing the Russian “Accompli Attack” Jan Kalberg, Stephen Hamilton, Matthew Sherburne. Joint Forces Quarterly 97, April 2020.

Visualizing the Electromagnetic Spectrum in the Time Domain. Stephen Hamilton, Chuck Suslowicz. HamSCI Workshop, March 2020.

Portable Audio Frequency-Shift Keying Sensors using a Hamshield Mini. Nolan Pearce, Stephen Hamilton, Kate Duncan. Digital Communications Conference, September 2019.

Conquering the Skip Zone: Short Range Voice and Digital NVIS Communication Stephen Hamilton, Brian Lebiednik, and Kyle Hager. HamSCI Workshop, March 2019.

Cyber Integrating Architecture Brett Lindberg, Stephen Hamilton, Brian Lebiednik, and Kyle Hager. Small Wars Journal Mad Scientists Initiative, August 2018.

Extreme Event Analysis in Next Generation Simulation Architectures, Stephen Hamilton, Randal Burns, Charles Meneveau, Perry Johnson, Peter Lindstrom, John Patchett, and Alex Szalay. ISC High Performance 2017, June 2017, pp 277-293.

Analysis of geometrical and statistical features of Lagrangian stretching in turbulent channel flow using a database task-parallel particle tracking algorithm. Perry Johnson, Stephen Hamilton, Randal Burns, Charles Meneveau. Physical Review Fluids, January 2017.

West Point Balloon Satellite. Stephen Hamilton. CQ-VHF Fall 2011, p. 28.

Increasing Organization Efficiency through Software Architecture: A case study of the JTF-GNO., Stephen Hamilton, Eric Imsand, John A. Hamilton Jr. MILCOM 2010

Information Dissemination over low-bandwidth links. Thomas R. Dean, Stephen S. Hamilton. 2011 IEEE Long Island Systems, Applications and Technology Conference. 6 May 2011.

The IDOLL Project (Information Dissemination over Low-bandwidth Links), Stephen Hamilton, Thomas Dean, CQ VHF Magazine Summer 2010 p. 42

Secure Jam Resistant Key Transfer: Using the DoD CAC Card to Secure a Radio Link by Employing the BBC Jam Resistant Algorithm, Stephen Hamilton, John A. Hamilton Jr. MILCOM 2008

Validating a network simulation testbed for army UAVs Stephen Hamilton, Timothy Schmoyer and John Hamilton Jr. Winter Simulation Conference, 2007.

A Global Look at Authentication Stephen Hamilton, Martin Carlisle and John Hamilton Jr. Information Assurance and Security Workshop, 2007.

Integrating Heterogeneous Systems for Real-time Distributed Command and Control Curt A. Carver, Stephen Hamilton, John M.D. Hill. International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems (CTS 2003), Orlando, Florida, January 19-23, 2003.

Poor man's digitization of the battlefield - Army Tactical Command and Control Systems Stephen Hamilton. Army Communicator, Summer 2003.